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# Solutions for Chapter 11.2: The Parabola ## Full solutions for Algebra and Trigonometry, | 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780840068132 Solutions for Chapter 11.2: The Parabola

Solutions for Chapter 11.2
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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Absolute minimum

A value ƒ(c) is an absolute minimum value of ƒ if ƒ(c) ? ƒ(x)for all x in the domain of ƒ.

• Binomial

A polynomial with exactly two terms

• Constant of variation

See Power function.

• Cycloid

The graph of the parametric equations

• Descriptive statistics

The gathering and processing of numerical information

• Direction of an arrow

The angle the arrow makes with the positive x-axis

• Gaussian elimination

A method of solving a system of n linear equations in n unknowns.

• Hypotenuse

Side opposite the right angle in a right triangle.

• Implicitly defined function

A function that is a subset of a relation defined by an equation in x and y.

• Median (of a data set)

The middle number (or the mean of the two middle numbers) if the data are listed in order.

• Obtuse triangle

A triangle in which one angle is greater than 90°.

• Parallel lines

Two lines that are both vertical or have equal slopes.

• Parameter

See Parametric equations.

• Polar coordinate system

A coordinate system whose ordered pair is based on the directed distance from a central point (the pole) and the angle measured from a ray from the pole (the polar axis)

• Recursively defined sequence

A sequence defined by giving the first term (or the first few terms) along with a procedure for finding the subsequent terms.

• Scalar

A real number.

• Symmetric difference quotient of ƒ at a

ƒ(x + h) - ƒ(x - h) 2h

• Vertical component

See Component form of a vector.

• Vertices of a hyperbola

The points where a hyperbola intersects the line containing its foci.

• x-intercept

A point that lies on both the graph and the x-axis,.

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